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Linda Troeller
2B Petunia Drive
Lakewood NJ 08701
+1 646 752 1528


MFA School of Art, Photography, Syracuse University, 1975
Assistant, Ansel Adams Workshops, Yosemite, 1974
MS Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, 1972
BS, Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University, 1971


2019 “Living in the Chelsea Hotel,” Leica Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca.
2019 “Linda Troeller: Apolda- New York Retrospective,” Kulturfabrik, Apolda, Germany
2019 “Women Photographers Today” Julia Margaret Cameron Award Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
2018 Solo Show, “Self-Portraiture,” Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA
2018 Group Show, “Bedding Down in the East Village,” Society for Photographic Education, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Group Show, “Genital Panic,” Kunsthaus, Tampa, FL
2018 Solo Show, “The Heart and Soul of the Chelsea Hotel”, iLon Gallery, NYC
2017 Solo Show, "Healing Waters and Beyond," Watergate Gallery, Washington DC
2017 Group Show, "My Manhattan," iLon Gallery, Manhattan, NYC
2017 Group Show, "The Big Apple, " Laurence Miller Gallery, NYC
2016 Solo Exhibition, “The Chelsea Years,” Galerie Coup d’Oeil Art Gallery, New Orleans
2015 Group Show “The Plural I,” David-Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
2015 Solo Exhibition ‘Healing Waters,” September 5-12 Foto Urtube Festival, Colombia
2015 Solo Exhibition “Orgasm Photographs and Interviews,” Daylight Gallery, Durham, NC
2015 Group Exhibition with 35 Sculptors, “Female Orgasm” MIETair, Beers, Netherlands
2013 Group Show: “Healing Waters,” Curator, Wolfgang Becker, Cultural Center, Aachen, Germany
2013 Solo Exhibition “Linda Troeller -Vintage Black and White,” 1970-1985, Toskanaworld, Bad Orb, Germany
2013 Solo Exhibition “Chelsea Hotel Room Installation,” Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013 Group show, “Time Lapse/Identity/Self-Portraits,” Ververs Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010 Group Show “Chelsea Hotel/Hotel Stories,” Coda Museum, Appeldorn, Netherlands
2009 Solo Exhibition, “Chelsea Hotel Atmosphere, An Artist’s Memoir,” Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009 Solo Exhibition, “Chelsea Hotel Atmosphere, An Artist’s Memoir,” F-Stop Photography Festival, Leipzig, Germany
2009 Solo Exhibition, “Chelsea Hotel Atmosphere, An Artist’s Memoir,” University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2008 Curator, creator and editor of an exhibition for the 125 Anniversary of the Chelsea Hotel, “Chelsea Hotel Through the Eyes of Photographers,” 65 photographers from around the world who had photographed at the Chelsea Hotel participated
2007 Solo Exhibition “Apolda Fashion Design Commission Catalogues,” Apolda Museum, Centro Colombia Americana Gallery, Medellin, Colombia
2006 Solo Exhibition “Healing Waters,” BI-Z Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2006 Solo Exhibition “TB-AIDS Diary,” Image Arts Gallery, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
2004 Group Show “Water” Festival, L’ OEil en Seyne organizer Agence Vu, France
2004 Two-person show “Body Biography- Linda/ Lothar Troeller,” National Arts Club, NYC
2003 Solo Exhibition “Erotic Lives of Women,” Galerie am Meer, Berlin, Germany
2003 Group Show “Feminine Persuasion: Women Artists of the Kinsey Collection,” Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
2003 Group Show “Within Reach: Hope for the Global AIDS Epidemic, TB-AIDS Diary,” hosted by former President Clinton, AIDS Conference, Barcelona; Pretoria Art Museum, South Africa; and at the United Nations, NY
2002 Two-Person Show “Body Biography – Linda/ Lothar,” Galerie Stimultania, Strasbourg, France
2002 Solo Exhibition “Photo-Paintings,” Liquidrom, Berlin, Germany
2002 Group Show "Aquaria," Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria and Kunstammlungen Museum, Chemnitz, Germany
2002 Two Person Show “Linda Troeller -TB-AIDS Diary/ Paola Ferrario- Italian Family” Art Gallery, Richard Stockton College of NJ
2000 Solo Exhibition “Erotic Lives of Women,” Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
1999 Solo Show, “Healing Waters,” Aperture Gallery, New York
1997 Solo Exhibition “Healing Waters,” Saba Gallery, NYC
1997 Solo Exhibition "Bad und Klinik Installation," Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
1997 Solo Exhibition “TB-AIDS Diary,” Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
1996 Group Show “Nan Goldin/ Linda Troeller Wall Projections,” Cooper Union, NY
1995 Group Show "TB-AIDS Diary Installation," La Defense, Paris
1994 Solo Exhibition “TB-AIDS Diary,” Havana Biennial, Cuba
1992-1993 Solo Exhibition "TB-AIDS Diary," and “Healing Waters”, Galerie Suzel Berna, Paris, France
1992 Group Show “Body and Soul,” De Cordova Museum, Mass.
1992 Solo Show “TB-AIDS Diary,” Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany
1989 Group Show “Testimonies: TB-AIDS Diary,” Fotofest, Houston, Texas
1989 Group Show “Nan Goldin, Linda Troeller, Martin Parr, “ IV Fotobiennial Documentalismo Social Contemporáneo, Vigo, Spain


Living In the Chelsea Hotel, Schiffer, 2015
Orgasm, Daylight, 2014, Orgasmus (German Edition) Konkursbuch Verlag 2017
100 Seasons of Tuscany of the East, Mitteldeutscherverlag, 2007
Spa Journeys, Powerhouse Books, NYC, 2004
European Fashion Catalogue, Apolda Museum, Germany, 2000, 2002, 2005
Healing Waters, Aperture, New York, 1998
Healing Waters, Marvel, Paris, France, 1997
Erotic Lives of Women, Scalo, Zurich, Switzerland, 1998
Linda Troeller/ Mattias Hoch, Fotografien, Ludwig Forum fur International Kunst, Aachen, Germany, 1996
TB-AIDS Diary, Ministry of Health, Coimbra, Portugal, 1996
Self-Portrayal, Friends of Photography, 1976


Featured Artist, Lenscratch, October, 2019
Featured Artist, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Blog post, October, 2019
“Review Griffin Museum Show: Self-Reflection,” “At the Griffin, the possibilities of Polaroid, and the perplexities of Identity,” Mark Feeney, Boston Globe, January 25, 2019
“Review Griffin Museum Show: Self-Reflection,” AI-AP Pro Photo Daily, 2019
“TB-AIDS Diary,” Hektoen International Blog, 2019
“Chelsea Hotel,” David Rosenberg, Slate, 2015
“Living in the Chelsea Hotel,” Lenscratch, 2015
“Love Letters to a Dowager of a Muse,” Carolyn H. Dworn: Chelsea Hotel,” New York Times, 2007
"Chelsea Hotel," TAR Art Magazine, NYC, 2008
“Artists of the Chelsea Hotel,” Park Ave Magazine, Germany, 2008
"Chelsea Hotel," View Magazine, Belgium, 2008
“History of the Salzburg Summer Art Academy,” Salzburg, Austria, 2004
“Because I'm Worth It: A Celebration of Women To Benefit Women,” Chelsea Art Museum, Assouline, 2004
“Black: A Celebration of a Culture,” Hylas Publishing, 2004
“Seducing the Senses,” Brioni Books, Italy, 2003
“Pandemic AIDS,” Umbrage, New York, 2003
“Women by Women,” Prestel, Germany, 2003
“Aquaria,” Landes Museum, Austria, 2002
“Here is NY,” Scalo, 2002
“Lighting for Portrait Photography,” Rotovision, London, 2001

Public Collections: Single and small group of prints

University of Texas, Austin, Texas;
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Library of Congress AIDS Print -CD, Smithsonian Collection, DC
Polaroid Collection;
Haverford College Collection, Pennsylvania;
University of California, Riverside, CA;
Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland,
Museo Fotografia Contemporanea, Villa Museo Ghirlanda, Milan, Italy;
Klinik Bad Sulza and Hotel Ander Therme, Bad Orb, Germany;
Johnson & Johnson, Princeton, New Jersey;
Rhode Island Department of Health, Connecticut;
The Kinsey Institute, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana;
Parsons School of the Art Institute, New York;

Private Collections:

Bert Hartcamp Collection, Amsterdam, Netherlands;
Rainer Abel Collection, Cologne, Germany;
Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands;
Miramonte Hotel, Bad Gastein, Austria;
Marion Schneider and Klaus Boehm Collection, Auerstadt, Germany;
Judith Servodio, New Jersey

Special Collections:

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Fla., (19 TB-AIDS Diary Color Polaroid Prints)
Syracuse University Bird Library, Syracuse, NY (Prints from Greenhouse and Beyond; Chelsea Hotel; Healing Waters including notable letters and papers, book dummy's from her career)
Bryn Mawr College, Pa. Canaday Library (60 Self-Portrats and Portraits of Linda with a planned for exhibition 2020)

Selected Workshops, Lectures, Teaching:

“Art=Atmosphere,” The Photo Closer, NYC, 2018
“Identity and the Narrative,” Master Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, Florida, 2017
“Art=Atmosphere,“ Master Lecture, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 2017
“Branding Fashion with Art,” Art Institute, Medellin, 2009
“Long-Term Project,” New Orleans Photo Alliance, 2009
“Self-Portraiture,” Centro Colombo Americana, Medellin, 2007
“Links to Photography,” Salzburg Summer Art Academy, 2000-2002
“Healing Images,” Parsons, The New School, NYC, 2001
“TB-AIDS Diary,” Ryerson University, Toronto, 2000
“Social Issues,” Maine Media Workshops, 1998
“Art is Dead-AIDS,” Yale University, 1994
Visiting Professor, Stockton University; Bournemouth College, England; University of Las Vegas, Nevada; Orange Coast College and Otis, Ca.


Linda Troeller’s art projects focus on personal, women'sl and social issues. She made the Chelsea Hotel her base for 20 years, curating an exhibition for the 125thAnniversary, “Chelsea Hotel Through the Eyes of Photographers,” and publishing a monograph, “Chelsea Hotel Atmosphere – An Artist’s Memoir,” 2007 and a new book, “Living in the Chelsea Hotel, Schiffer Publishing, 2015 won the International Photo Award, 2016. She had a major exhibition at Leica Gallery, Los Angeles, Ilon Art Gallery, Harlem, 2018 and Laurence Miller Gallery, NYC.

Aperture published her Pictures of the Year award winning images in “Healing Waters,” exhibited at their Burden Gallery, NYC and powerhouse Books published her next book, ‘Spa Journeys,” 2004. Her book, “Erotic Lives of Women,” Scalo, Zurich, 1998 was reviewed as one of the “most gutsy and imaginative books of the decade,” NYTimes. The exhibition opened at Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg traveling to Berlin and Weimar, Germany. Her second book on women, Orgasm, Daylight, 2014 was introduced at the Filter Photography Festival and is in major libraries from Kinsey to Harvard to National Museum of Women in the Arts.

She received a New Jersey Arts Grant and the Woman of Achievement Award from Douglass College, in 1991 for her TB-AIDS DIARY, a series of photo-collages in Color Polaroid that helped prevent discriminative stamping of HIV in passports. It was exhibited at Fotofest, Houston and over fifty galleries and covered in the Asbury Park Press and Trenton Times to European Photography Magazine. The set of 19 prints was recently acquired by the Norton Museum of Art permanent collection, West Palm Beach, Florida.

She photographed three Fashion Catalogues for the Apolda Museum, Germany and exhibited “Apolda Fashion, 2005” at Centro Colombo Gallery, Medellin in 2006. She returned to Colombia to teach self-portraiture to women in poverty in 2010 for the University of Antioquia. She has an ongoing series of self-portraits, “Self-Reflection.”

She has lectured at School of Visual Arts, NYU, Parsons, Yale, Salzburg Summer Art Academy, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Ryerson University, Toronto and was a professor of photography at Stockton College of New Jersey, Indiana University, and Bournemouth College, England. She has a MFA, School of Art, and MS, Newhouse School, Syracuse University and BS from Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University. She was an assistant at the 1974 Ansel Adams Workshops for Ralph Gibson and in 1987 for Annie Leibovitz and David Hockney. Her photographs are in corporate and private collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Library of Congress and is in archives such as Special Collections Bird Library, Syracuse University. She graduated from Toms River High School which named her to their Hall of Fame, and resides in New York City and New Jersey.